prof.dr. (Peter) P. Nikken

prof.dr. (Peter) P. Nikken

Endowed Professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of Media and Communication
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
M8-43
Telephone
+31 10 4088090
Email
nikken@eshcc.eur.nl

Latest academic publication

P. Nikken & M.H. Schols (2015). How and why parents guide the media use of infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers, and early childhood children. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24 (11), 3423-3435. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10826-015-0144-4[go to publisher's site]

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Peter Nikken is Professor on Parental Mediation in the Department of media and Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

His research interests focuse on the intermediate role of parents and professional educators for children’s media use. More specifically, Peter Nikken looks at how parents experience the presence of media in the child’s environment and how their parenting strategies at home are related to the child’s development. Moreover, he also looks at how the media-industry’s output may raise more problems in parenting or help parents in their mediation practices.

Peter Nikken has published widely both popular and academic reports on children, young people and media in the Netherlands and abroad. In addition, he has also given many presentations on children and media regarding media violence, advertising, children's TV broadcasting policy, and sex in the media. He is an academic consultant for several organisations, including Kijkwijzer and PEGI (the age-rating classification systems for media productions), Kennisnet/Mijn Kind Online, and the Dutch Media Authority (CvdM).

Peter Nikken is also a senior researcher at the Netherlands Youth Institute (NJi) in Utrecht and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pedagogy at Windesheim university for applied science. He received his PhD from Leiden University in 1999 with a thesis on quality standards for children's television.

      • J. Jansz & P. Nikken (2010). Games. In J. de Haan & R. Pijpers (Eds.), Contact! Children and New Media (pp. 29-53). Houten: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum
      • P. Nikken (2011). Pubers, media en seks. In M. Clerkx, R. de Groot & F. Prins (Eds.), Grensoverschrijdend gedrag van pubers (pp. 85-100). Leuven: Garant
      • P. Nikken (2014). Keynote Parenting children with film: The Dutch situation. The 1st European Conference on Children’s Film: Erfurt (2014, juni 18).
      • P. Nikken & M.H. Schols (2014). How and why parents guide the media use of infants, toddlers, kindergartners and early childhood children; an exploratory study. Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2014: Wageningen (2014, februari 3 - 2014, februari 4).
      • N. Sonck, P. Nikken & J. de Haan (2011). Determinants of internet mediation: a comparison of the reports by parents and children. EU kids online conference: London, UK (2011, september 22 - 2011, september 22).
      • J. Jansz & P. Nikken (2011). Parental mediation of young children's internet use. EU Kids Online Conference: London (2011, september 22 - 2011, september 23).
      • P. Nikken & A. Addink (2011). Opvoedondersteuning bij mediaopvoeding. (Intern rapport). Utrecht: Nederlands Jeugdinstituut
      • P. Nikken & H. de Graaf (2011). Seks in de media: Wat doen jongeren er mee? Een onderzoek met twee metingen. (Intern rapport). Utrecht: Nederlands Jeugd Instituut
      • P. Nikken (2015, november 24). Keynote Kinderen en media: De professional aan zet. Utrecht, Gemeente Utrecht.
      • P. Nikken (2013, augustus 29). Keynote Media-pedagogiek in de 21e eeuw; heeft het nut om je daar in te verdiepen? Zwolle, Opening academic year Windesheim University of applied sciences.
      • P. Nikken (2012, juni 6). Keynote Schadelijke effecten van media op minderjarige. Leuven, Vlaamse Regulator voor de Media.
  • Endowed Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
    Department
    Department of Media and Communication
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    +31 10 4088090
  • Nederlands Jeugdinstituut

    Start Date
    Jan/2001
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    UTRECHT
    Description
    Senior 2
    Specialty
    Mediaopvoeding

    Questum

    Start Date
    Jan/2014
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    EINDHOVEN
    Description
    lid raad van advies
    Specialty
    Mediaopvoeding

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam